Team up with some of the University's leading academics and researchers to participate in research-related activities for a selected project. You'll have the opportunity to progress and apply your degree-specific knowledge, whilst developing valuable research and professional capabilities.

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Project titleEconomic evaluations of oral health interventions among Indigenous children - A systematic review.
Hours of engagement & delivery modeHours of engagement- must be between 30 hrs per week for 4 weeks.

The project will be offered through a hybrid arrangement (on-site and remotely).
DescriptionThe research project involves systematically reviewing the available evidence on economic evaluations of oral health interventions targeted to improve oral health among Indigenous children. The project includes multiple database searches based on the Preferred Reporting System for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) strategy. The findings of this project will provide an overview of available evidence and aid in designing cost-effective oral health interventions for Indigenous children in Australia.
Expected outcomes and deliverablesThe scholar may gain skills in conducting a systematic literature review using multiple databases, data extraction, and analysis of available evidence. The scholar has an opportunity to generate publications from their research and/or oral presentation at a research conference at the end of their project.
Suitable for:This project is open to applications from students with a background in health.
Primary SupervisorDr Ruvini Hettiarachchi
Further infoFor further information, please contact Dr Ruvini Hettiarachchi on 07 334 6 1154 or email at